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The Catskill Public Library and Palenville Branch Library are happy to provide a selection of online expansions to our collections. Listed below are services available to Catskill and Palenville patrons that include eBooks, eMagazines, Audiobooks, and more! 

Use of online catalogs requires Library Account sign-in. 

Autism Resource

Salem Press

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Catskill Public Library and Palenville Branch Library cardholders have access to an online copy of Autism Spectrum Handbook & Resource Guide which is part of the Grey House Health & Wellness Guides series. Make sure to click the ‘Library Card Number’ option when signing in!


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Search the Mid-Hudson Library System catalog! Here you will find all items in the Catskill Public Library and Palenville Branch Library collections and more. Manage your online library account, search and request a book from any library in the Mid-Hudson Library System.

MHLS Help Center

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Need help logging in? Look here! This is a collection of help documents for navigating the Mid-Hudson Library System catalog and Library Account services.

Southeastern Access to Libraries (SEAL)

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Can’t find what you’re looking for in the Mid-Hudson Catalog? Search the SEAL catalog to see if the item is available through InterLibrary Loan! Items found here must be requested through Catskill or Palenville Library Staff.


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hoopla is a digital catalog of movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows. hoopla content can only be accessed with a Catskill Public Library Card, and only 5 items per month may be loaned.


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Libby is a collection of digital items available through the Mid-Hudson Library System. It offers eBooks, Audiobooks, Videos, and eMagazines. Patrons can create wish lists, place holds, and review loan history of digital items! 

Libby, a companion app to OverDrive, provides access to the same collection available on OverDrive, but allows patrons a different viewing and user experience. Catskill and Palenville patrons have access to additional databases through their Libby app: ArtistWorks, Craftsy, LawDepot, Method Learning, and Universal Class.

Libby Extras

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Catskill Public Library and Palenville Branch Library patrons have access to the following additional databases through Libby. Find them in the Libby app or click below to access the websites!  Grammy-winning music professionals provide video instruction for people at all levels of experience.

Classica: Watch classical music performances, ballets and operas from around the world.

Craftsy: Tutorials for all kinds of creative makers, including quilting, sewing, painting, and baking.

IndieFlix: “Stream classic and contemporary features, award-winning shorts, film festival favorites and documentaries from around the world.” Commercial-free.

Kovels Antiques and Collectibles: Over 40 books and 25,000 articles written by Kovels about buying and selling antiques and questions from readers with answers from experts.

Method Learning: Video and audio instruction designed to help improve ACT and SAT scores. Includes full, timed practice exams.

Qello Concerts: “Stream the world’s largest collection of on-demand, full-length concert performances, concert films and music documentaries.”

Universal Class: 500+ online courses in a variety of fields.

Wait, there’s more!

As a NYS resident you have access outside of the Mid-Hudson Library System! Click on a link below to see what’s available. Ask our staff for more information!

Vedder Research Library

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Greene County Supreme Court Law Library

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New York Public Library

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New York State Library

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Library of Congress Digital Collections

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Note: The Library of Congress has a Digital Collections section that does not require a library card to access

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Tuesday: 11am-6:30pm
Wednesday: 11am-6:30pm
Thursday: 11am-6:30pm
Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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Monday: 9am-12pm
Tuesday: 11am-5pm
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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